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STOCKS – European stocks advanced to the highest level in six years, with Unilever leading food and beverage makers higher. U.S. index futures climbed, while Asian shares were little changed.
BONDS – Treasuries fell, with 10-year yields climbing from near the lowest level in six weeks, before reports this week that analysts said will show manufacturing accelerated this month and home sales rose in December.
COMMODITIES – Crude Oil advanced after a three- day decline on signs that demand is strengthening as the economic recovery takes root in developed nations.
CURRENCIES – The US Dollar rose on bets the Federal Reserve will further scale back stimulus.
ECONOMIC DATA – CAD Manufacturing Sales due at 8:30, AUD CPI at 19:30, Monetary Policy Statement tentative.